Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Gimmick"

The meaning of "Gimmick" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does gimmicks mean?
A: Example. A new fridge that comes with a built in TV screen. It is a gimmick. The addition of a TV has no effect on the performance of the fridge. The real purpose of the TV screen and gimmicks in general is to make an item more attractive to a buyer.
Q: What does it's a gimmick mean?
A: This means that something is fake or spam, usually a trick to help sell something.

Ex: 'Whoa! Did you see how well that tool works?"
"Don't buy it-- that commercial is just a gimmick."
Q: What does it's a gimmick mean?
A: It’s a useless feature that looks appealing but is simply there to sell the product
Q: What does gimmick mean?
A: trick
a hidden motive

Example:
▪You can win a new car for free!
▪Free?? Hm... What's the gimmick? It's too good to be true!
Q: What does gimmicks mean?
A: artilugio

Example sentences using "Gimmick"

Q: Please show me example sentences with gimmick .
A: I wanna do gimmick about foods.
Q: Please show me example sentences with gimmick.
A: A trick designed to get attention: that is a gimmick to gain votes.
The magician uses gimmicks to fool the audience.
The contest was a gimmick to get people to sign up for their mailing list.
Q: Please show me example sentences with gimmick.
A: @Ri-na A gimmick is an eye-catching feature that has little real value.

They try to sell magazines with all kinds of gimmicks these days.
Q: Please show me example sentences with gimmick.
A: Gimmick basically means fake or trick. She used a gimmick to confuse us. I don’t understand the gimmick.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 'gimmick'.
A: Using sexy women in beer ads is a gimmick to sell more cars.

The proposal to cut taxes was just an election gimmick to win votes.

that free magazine subscription they offer is just a sales gimmick to get you to buy their product

(examples from Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

Synonyms of "Gimmick" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between gimmick and signature ?
A: gimmick = a trick to get someone's attention, usually unimportant or irrelevant
signature = a distinctive, important aspect that is unique to the creator

The store tried all kinds of gimmicks to attract customers, like giving away free hot dogs and having live musicians.
Bill thinks 3D movies are just a gimmick because they don't add anything to the experience.

Michael Jordan's signature move was letting his tongue hang out as he went for a slam dunk.
Some people consider the hamburger to be the signature of American cuisine.

Other questions about "Gimmick"

Q: I was dying to know a gimmick of the magic. does this sound natural?
A: × I was dying to know a gimmick of the magic.
✓ I was dying to know the secret of the magic trick.
I was dying to know how the magic trick worked.

Q: 'what a lame gimmick' does this sound natural?
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